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Mediterranean Meatballs
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Tasty meatballs made with lamb, cinnamon, cardamom, and herbs.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 151.1
Total Carbs 5.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 1.2 g
Total Fat 10.6 g
Saturated Fat 4.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Potassium 103.0 mg
Protein 8.5 g
Sodium 76.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 each  Bread, whole wheat, 100%, classic
0 1/4 cup  whole milk
0 1/2 lb  Lamb, shoulder, whole, raw, choice, 1/4" trim
1 tbsp  cold water
1 tsp  ground thyme
1 tsp  dried marjoram
0 1/2 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/4 tsp  cardamom, ground
0 1/4 tsp  salt
1 pinch  black pepper
1 tsp  olive oil
  1. Lamb shoulder or loin chop should be ground by butcher or in food processor prior to commencing.
  2. In large bowl, mash bread and milk with fork to form thick paste.
  3. Add ground meat and water. Mix thoroughly with hands.
  4. Wet hands and form 24 meatballs. Set aside on plate.
  5. In large pan heat oil over medium high.
  6. Add 1/2 of meatballs in single layer and cook until all sides are browned evenly, about 4-5 minutes.
  7. Use slotted spoon to remove and place on separate clean plate. Cover and keep warm.
  8. Repeat steps 6 & 7 with remaining meatballs.
  9. Insert toothpick in cooked meatballs and serve immediately.

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